Tag: carotid endarterectomy

‘TCAR yields high technical success with an extraordinarily low stroke and...

Outcomes in a cohort of patients who consented to one year of follow-up after transcarotid revascularization (TCAR) treatment for carotid stenosis in the ROADSTER...

TCAR may be associated with favorable outcomes in restenotic carotid lesions,...

Transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) may be associated with favorable in-hospital outcomes for the treatment of restenotic carotid lesions after carotid endarterectomy (CEA), suggests a...

TCAR has ‘statistically equivalent’ stroke and death outcomes to CEA, new...

Silk Road Medical has announced positive results from an independent analysis of standard surgical risk patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) for atherosclerotic carotid...

Carotid endarterectomy shows ‘improved long-term durability’ over transfemoral carotid artery stenting

An increased postoperative stroke rate associated with transfemoral carotid artery stenting “seems to extend up to five years’ follow-up” compared to carotid endarterectomy. This...

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A pointed letter aimed at electronic health record (EHR) behemoth Epic, an argument in favor of endovascular treatment of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (rAAAs)...

TCAR vs CEA: Research shows fewer myocardial infarctions after TCAR with...

A Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI) analysis uncovered a reduction in the risk of myocardial infarction after transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) compared to carotid endarterectomy...

‘Highly implementable’ price sheet strategy sparks cost reduction in vascular procedures

A simple cost reduction strategy implemented among providers in an academic vascular surgery practice yielded data demonstrating sometimes significant cost savings—in the case of...

Hospital availability of TCAR associated with an improvement in overall outcomes...

Silk Road Medical has announced positive results from a comparative-effectiveness study involving transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) that was published in JAMA Network Open. The study...

VA system delivers high quality services for veterans

Vascular surgery in the Veterans Health Administration has always been a robust service, developing into a mature specialty around the time of the Vietnam...

Cannabis use disorder linked to greater odds of perioperative myocardial infarction...

Active cannabis use disorder was associated with significantly higher odds of perioperative myocardial infarction in vascular surgery patients, researchers reveal. Furthermore, people with the disorder...

Report: Safely executing CEA during COVID-19

A carotid endarterectomy (CEA) carried out on a 71-year-old stroke patient who tested positive for COVID-19 is highlighted in a recent case report as an...

Patients with asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis may be successfully managed medically,...

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo.—High-risk patients with asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis may be successfully managed medically, delegates at the winter meeting of the Vascular & Endovascular...